- October 27, 2016NMU Construction Management Program Among Nation's Best
Northern Michigan University has the 17th best construction management program in the nation among four-year schools, according to 2016-17 rankings released by AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org.
- October 26, 2016Woodland Sky Dance Company to Perform at NMU
Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies will present a free performance by the Woodland Sky Dance Company on Friday, Nov. 18. The event begins at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is part of NMU's Native American Heritage Month celebration taking place in November.
- October 26, 2016NMU Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Northern Michigan University's Center for Native American Studies will honor Native American Heritage Month with several activities in November. All are free unless otherwise indicated.
- October 25, 2016SLFP Recognized for Volunteer Service
The Student Leader Fellowship Program (SLFP) at Northern Michigan University received the 2016 U.P. Service Award in the volunteer program category from the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development. The award was presented at the recent U.P. Non-Profit Conference held on campus. SLFP was recognized "for mobilizing people and resources to deliver creative solutions to community needs.”
- October 25, 2016Hebert Honored for Leader Dogs Fundraiser
John Hebert, NMU alumnus and vice president of the NMU Foundation Board of Trustees, will receive the Edmund T. Ahee Jewel Award for Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser from the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Detroit Chapter. Crain's Detroit Business reports that Hebert helped Leader Dogs for the Blind, which he serves as board chair, raise $14.5 million for a new canine development center.
- October 25, 2016Free Quilting Talks, Workshop Planned
Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum will host a discussion and workshop titled “Quilting Then and Now: Giveaways, Swaps and Conversations.” It is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Admission is free.
- October 25, 2016First Nations Food Taster Nov. 4
The 16th annual First Nations Food Taster at Northern Michigan University will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in the Jacobetti Complex. Many of the menu items are inspired by the Decolonizing Diet Project, which celebrates Great Lakes indigenous foods and ingredients. Returning menu items include bison stew, three sisters’ casserole, pumpkin corn bread and sun butter cookies. New menu items include turkey stir-fry and mint wild rice salad.
- October 25, 2016NMU Recognized for Online Education
Northern Michigan University is the top Upper Peninsula school in the 2016-17 “Best Online Colleges in Michigan” ranking released by affordablecollegesonline.org. NMU is 10th among all state public and private institutions on the list.
- October 25, 2016Army Rock Trio Performs at NMU
Dash Ten, the only original rock band backed by a branch of the military, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Northern Michigan University's Reynolds Recital Hall. The U.S. Army trio was started by Sgt. Corrin Campbell, originally of Duluth, Minn., and includes Staff Sgts. Peter Greenberg and Steve Ebert.
- October 24, 2016Free Drum Clinic at NMU Sunday
Northern Michigan University's Music Department will host a free drum set clinic with Scott Pellegrom, an NMU alumnus and former finalist in Guitar Center's National Drum-Off Competition. The clinic is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in Reynolds Recital Hall. It is open to the public.